• Senior Accounting Specialist

    Job Location US-MD-Frederick
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/7/2018 2:55 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1819
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    SCCI is seeking a full time Senior Accounting Specialist to join our team at our Corporate office located in Frederick, MD. The Accounting Specialist will fulfill a myriad of responsibilities and will be an integral member of the Accounting and SCCI team.

    Responsibilities

    General Ledger Accounting

    • Responsible for the Company’s general ledger and preparation of the Company’s monthly and annual financial statements in accordance with pre-established deadlines.
    • The individual will ensure all transactions entering the general ledger are appropriately coded, accompanied by adequate supporting documentation, accurate, complete and reflective of actual business transactions in accordance with US GAAP and are entered in a timely fashion.
    • Directly prepare, and oversee the activities of others to prepare, periodic reconciliations of all general ledger accounts and ensure such reconciliations are complete, accurate and fully documented in a manner sufficient to withstand external audit.
    • Responsible for calculating and performing a review of the revenue for each of the Company’s contracts to ensure accurate revenue recognition in accordance with US GAAP and appropriate profit recognition on a contract-by-contract basis.

    Travel Expenses

    • The individual will be responsible for reviewing all employee expense reports to ensure all required supporting documentation has been provided, all cost submitted for reimbursement is allowable per the Federal Travel Regulations and Joint Travel Regulations and the cost has been assigned the proper accounting codes.

    Budgets

    • The individual will be responsible for coordinating and accumulating all inputs necessary to compile the Company’s annual budget.
    • The individual will also be responsible for preparing those portions of the Company’s annual Provisional Billing Rate Request which are based on the Company’s annual budget.
    • The individual will also compile financial comparisons of actual financial results to the Company’s annual budget on a monthly basis and provide support to the Director of Finance by preparing ad hoc analyses aiding the explanation of variations between budget and actual results.

    Payroll

    • The individual will review the Company’s payrolls on a bi-weekly basis to ensure accurate and timely payment to all eligible employees.

    Other Responsibilities

    • The individual will assist with other financial analyses or accounting-related tasks as required and will participate in cross-training to serve as back-up to other accounting department team members.

    Qualifications

    Essential Skills/Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in accounting and 5+ years’ experience working in financial accounting.
    • Strong Microsoft Excel skills to include mastery of the use of pivot tables, complex formulae and the ability to create functional and efficient spreadsheets from scratch.
    • Demonstrated understanding of the major accounting process flows in a service company (Purchase to Pay, Asset Capitalization, Timekeeping to Billing, Billing to Collection).
    • The individual must be a self-starter and motivated to be self-sufficient.  The individual should already possess a complete understanding of how to operate in all aspects of an accounting system; general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, fixed assets, revenue calculations, travel expenses, billing and US GAAP-based financial statements.
    • The individual must be analytical, curious and observant. 
    • The individual must have recently worked the accounting department of a government contractor and have worked directly with accounting for large or complex Cost-Plus Fixed Fee or Cost-Plus Incentive Fee type contracts. The individual should be able to demonstrate their knowledge of accounting for Cost-Plus contracts by describing the revenue calculations applicable to such contracts and the general categories of cost (e.g. Direct Labor, Travel, Other Direct Cost, Overhead, G&A, Fee).
    • The individual must have prior experience and detailed knowledge of the Federal and Joint Travel Regulations sufficient to review employee travel expense reports and identify inadequate supporting documentation and non-compliance with the aforementioned regulations.

    Preferred Skills/Experience:

    • Experience with JAMIS ERP is highly preferred.
    • Prior supervisory experience.
    • Certified Public Accountant.

     

    SCCI is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to meet the needs of employees and their families. EOE of Minorities, Females, Veterans, Disabilities. 

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